Parents of kids with FASD more stressed than parents of kids with autism

At least that’s what the researchers are saying. A team from Canada interviewed dozens of parents in a study on the matter, choosing parents of autistic kids as a baseline because of their status as the most stressed parents of all. Until now. The researchers concluded that raising a kid with FASD is substantially more…

My Drug Addicted Baby and Her Superpowers

I snuck into my two-year old’s room to watch her sleep. There she was, nestled under her weighted blanket, and three other normal blankets, all of which help her sleep through the night. Her ridiculously expensive designer crib, once the centerpiece of the room, is now shoved into the corner so she can’t climb out…

Zak and Wheezie: When Siblings Have Sensory Processing Disorder

Who knew a two-headed dragon from a 1999 cartoon could give my family such hope? If you’re at all familiar with Dragon Tales, then you already know of this incredible two-headed dragon named Zak and Wheezie. I am impressed by creators who thought that conjoined twin dragons wouldn’t be creepy. And they were right. Its…